Cautious Crusade : Franklin D. Roosevelt, American Public Opinion, and the War against Nazi Germany
This title explores how Americans viewed Nazi Germany during World War II, the extent to which the public opposed the president's vision for planning both Germany's defeat and future, and how opinion and policy interacted as the Roosevelt administration grappled with various aspects of the German problem during this period.
- Hardback | 328 pages
- 163.1 x 239.8 x 24.9mm | 603.29g
- 15 Nov 2001
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
- 16 halftones, 3 line drawings and 2 maps
While numerous books have dealt with the propaganda issues of World War II, this enjoyable work is the first one to deal with public opinion polls and their influence on American foreign policy during the war. * Library Journal * For anyone interested in the Second World War, and especially FDR's handling of that war, Cautious Crusade has much to offer....as the United States fights an international war on terrorism, Cautious Crusade is an interesting, detailed account of how presidential action during a time of war can be shaped and/or hindered by public opinion. * Presidential Studies Quarterly *
About Steven Casey
Steven Casey is Lecturer in International History at the London School of Economics.